Savannah McCaskill scored within the forty eighth minute to guide Angel City FC to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Crimson Stars in a Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League sport Sunday at Banc of California Stadium.
McCaskill transformed a protracted move from the fitting aspect by Claire Emslie.
Goalkeeper DiDi Haracic made three saves for Angel City (6-5-3), together with one within the eighty fifth minute on Chicago ahead Sarah Griffith, who slipped behind defenders.
Angel City, which outshot the Crimson Stars 13-9, retained seventh place within the NWSL standings.
“We’ve talked about being able to close out games all season long,” McCaskill stated. “This was the first time that we dominated for the first 65 minutes and then were able to protect that lead in the last 25 minutes of the game. I think that’s huge and shows growth. It shows that we’ve learned those hard lessons throughout the season and we’re really starting to apply what we’ve learned into the game.”